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21. December 2016

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Envoy killed in a ‘parallel universe’

The Russian ambassador was killed in Ankara on the evening of Dec. 19 .  The killer, a 22-year-old Turkish graduate of the police academy who had been fired in July after being deemed untrustworthy, fired 11 bullets into the ambassador’s back as he finished addressing the attendees at the opening of the Russia Through Turkish […]

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29. March 2010

NATO Rejects Russia’s Demand to Destroy Afghan Poppy Fields

NATO Rejects Russia’s Demand to Destroy Afghan Poppy Fields

Trend (Azerbaijan) NATO and Russia clashed on Wednesday, March 24 over how to tackle the drug problem in Afghanistan, where Western nations have been fighting a Taliban-led insurgency for eight years. The country is the world’s largest producer of poppy seeds, a key ingredient in the manufacture of heroin. Russia is keen to pursue an […]

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26. March 2010

Russia and the Counterterrorist Operation in Afghanistan. Part III

Alexander Sotnichenko Part 1 Part 2 Russia and the EU: the search for common ground on Afghanistan On January 18, 2008, Russian Federal Drug Control Service Director Viktor Ivanov and European Parliament member Pino Arlacchi, author of the new EU strategy for Afghanistan, held a press conference at which the parties expressed very similar views […]

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25. March 2010

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Russia and the Counterterrorist Operation in Afghanistan. Part II

Alexander Sotnichenko Part 1 Russian criticism of the NATO operation in Afghanistan In fact, from our point of view the problem lies in different area. In Russia more and more senior government officials are trying to cast doubt on the idea that NATO’s counterterrorism operation is consistent with the interests of our country. As early […]

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24. March 2010

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Russia and the Counterterrorist Operation in Afghanistan. Part I

Alexander Sotnichenko The operation by international forces in Afghanistan under NATO auspices began in October 2001 in response to the terrorist attacks in the United States committed on Sep 11, 2001. By December 2001, the North Atlantic Alliance had received support from the UN Security Council as a guarantor of peace and stability in the […]

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23. March 2010

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The United States and Afghan Heroin

The United States and Afghan Heroin

Nikolay Starikov In January 18, 2010, Viktor Ivanov, Chairman of the State Anti-Drug Committee and Director of Russia’s Federal Drug Control Service (FSKN), along with European Parliament member Pino Arlacchi, held a press conference at the press center of the All-Russian Television and Radio Broadcasting Company. They talked about the fight against drug production. Where? […]

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20. March 2010

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The Failure of the “AFPAK” Strategy

The Failure of the “AFPAK” Strategy

Aleksandr Terentyev, Jr. The large-scale operation by the Pakistani Army in South Waziristan and the proposed increase in size of the American military forces in Afghanistan are seen by many as a turning point in the fight against the Taliban, which will henceforth be forced to fight on two fronts. In the United States, what […]

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20. March 2010

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Brigadier Amir Sultan Tarar: “NATO forces doomed in Afghanistan”

Russia Today NATO forces are not willing to fight and their mission in Afghanistan is doomed, said Brigadier AMIR SULTAN TARAR, believed to have played a key role in the formation of the Taliban. ”Afghanis take courage in defending their country and that is what they are doing today,” he said. ”It is not the […]

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19. March 2010

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China and the Issue of Sanctions against Iran

China and the Issue of Sanctions against Iran

Yuri Lyamin The People’s Republic of China, together with Russia, from the very outset of the ‘Iranian issue’ has insisted on finding a peaceful resolution to problems through diplomatic negotiations and has spoken out against introducing tough sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran, but it has not taken a very firm stand on the […]

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18. March 2010

US to strike Iran N-plants?

US to strike Iran N-plants?

Times of India Our journal reprints today’s publication in India on the US war preparations nearby Iranian border. The facts provided below correspond to our strategic view that the window of possibilities for the Global Policeman is as narrow as never before. The US need war, desperately and urgently. The reasons are complex: forthcoming failure […]

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17. March 2010

Are Iranian Nuclear Weapons a Threat to the West?

Are Iranian Nuclear Weapons a Threat to the West?

Gumer Isayev For the past few months, Iran’s nuclear program has been one of the most pressing issues hitting international headlines. Without delving into the details about how likely it is that Iran can produce a weapon in the coming months or years, let us concentrate our attention on a different question—how important are the […]

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16. March 2010

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Jürgen Elsässer: Iran should not bow to the West

Jürgen Elsässer: Iran should not bow to the West

Russia Today Iran should continue with its nuclear program despite Western pressure, says German journalist Jürgen Elsässer, author of the book “Iran: facts against Western propaganda”. RT has met the journalist ahead of the International Atomic Energy Agency meeting, which is expected to condemn Iran for a lack of transparency in its nuclear program.

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11. March 2010

Victor Korgun: “The Soviet Union Tried to Refrain from Sending Troops to Afghanistan”

Victor Korgun: “The Soviet Union Tried to Refrain from Sending Troops to Afghanistan”

What were the relations between the USSR and Afghanistan in the 1970s? Was the April Revolution unexpected? Was there another way? We discussed the political aspects of the situation that led to the Soviet engagement into Afghanistan with VICTOR KORGUN, head of the Afghan section of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy […]

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